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Today's Entrepreneur: Lou Tomassetti

No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs: You will know soon enough who you can and cannot rely on

Innovation series by Jam Narte
September 26, 2016
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Today's entrepreneur is Lou Tomassetti, co-founder of Smartrazor. This innovation is very exciting and is the first major reinvent of razors in hundreds of years.  The SmartRazor has new heated blades technology which brings heat to the cutting edge of the blades so they glide through your hair effortlessly with virtually no tug or pull for incredible comfort and shaving performance.

Powered by battery and controlled by a mini computer on board, SmartRazor is the most advanced shaving razor on the planet!

Here's a little bit about Lou:

I am a(n):

Companies I've founded or co-founded:

Companies I work or worked for:

Walt Disney

Achievements (products built, personal awards won):
Brands: SmartRazor, ShaveMate Diva & Titan & Freedom, Safety-Sport, Dog Horn, Ultimate Sports Blaster, Official Party Horn, 00911 Safety Horn

If you are an entrepreneur, why?
I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:
SmartRazor, DollarShaveClub, Harry's, Amazon, Uber

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
Entrepreneurs are a strange breed. You need a backbone made of steel. When you are down, you need to pick yourself up by your bootstraps and steady yourself. Tomorrow may be the day that all of your hard work comes to fruition!

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
You will know soon enough who you can and cannot rely on.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
1) Be determined. 2) Be passionate. 3) Be confident that you can make it happen!

Full bio:

Hello, I am an inventor for thirty years and have over 80 patents and patents pending in the US and other countries.  I work with my brother Pete. We invent and manufacture consumer products in personal care, sporting goods, and pets categories. Most of our innovations lead the industries they are in.  SmartRazor is the technology leader in the Shave Market. SmartRazor brings shaving into the 21st century!  Finally, Razors GET SMART!

Smartrazor may be one of the presenters on stage pitching Mark Cuban (Maverick), Dana Settle (Greycroft), Brian Lee (Honest Company), Mike Jones (Science) and so many more at Splash LA 2016, 10/13 in Santa Monica. Register Here.


Editor's Note: Splash is Vator's startup conference, gathering top CEOs to share their lessons learned, and highlighting promising new ones. This year's winner and runner-up were Industry and Arbiclaims, respective.

Our annual Post Seed conference is around the corner on Dec. 1 at The Village in San Francisco. Speakers include Chamath Palihapitiya (Founder & CEO, Social Capital LP) and Jeff Lawson (Founder, CEO & Chairman,Twilio) and many more. Join us! REGISTER HERE.  Be eligible to get a complimentary ticket to Post Seed. Join the Vator Investment Club before Thanksgiving.  Join VIC.


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